normal


normal
adj.
normal.
lleva una vida normal she leads a fairly normal o ordinary life
este hermano tuyo no es normal there must be something wrong with that brother of yours
es normal que estés cansado it's hardly surprising that you're tired
normal y corriente run-of-the-mill
es una persona normal y corriente he's a perfectly ordinary person
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normal
adjetivo
1 (corriente, habitual) normal, usual, average; (lógico) normal, natural
nombre femenino
1 (escuela) teacher training college
2 (gasolina) two-star petrol, US regular gasoline
3 (en geometría) perpendicular, normal
* * *
adj.
1) normal
2) usual
3) standard
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ADJ
1) (=usual) normal

una persona normal — a normal person

es perfectamente normal — it's perfectly normal

es normal que quiera divertirse — it's only normal that he wants to enjoy himself

no es normal que no quiera venir — it's unusual for him not to want to come

lleva una vida muy normal — he leads a very ordinary life

normal y corriente — ordinary

-¿es guapo? -no, normal y corriente — "is he handsome?" - "no, just ordinary"

como alumno es normal y corriente — he's an average pupil

2) [gasolina] three-star, regular (EEUU)
3) (Téc) standard; (Mat, Quím) normal
4)

Escuela Normal — esp LAm teacher training college

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I
adjetivo
a) (común, usual) normal

hoy en día es muy normal — it's very common nowadays

no es normal que haga tanto frío — it's unusual o it isn't normal for it to be so cold

superior a lo normal — above-average

normal y corriente — ordinary

b) (sin graves defectos) normal

esa chica no es normal — (fam) there's something wrong with that girl (colloq)

II
adverbio (fam) normally

camina normal — he walks quite normally

cocina normal — she's average cook

III
femenino
a) (escuela)

la N normal — teacher training college

b) (gasolina) regular gas (AmE), two-star petrol (BrE)
* * *
= average, commonplace, common [commoner -comp., commonest -sup.], normal, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, standard, usual, middle-of-the-range, unsophisticated, line + Profesión, received, regular, commonly seen, indistinctive.
Ex. The average family does have very real information needs, even though these may not be immediately recognized as such.
Ex. Microfilm and microfiche formats are now commonplace in most libraries.
Ex. When the cataloguer turns to the description of a piece of music a common problem will be the absence of a title page to be used as the chief source of information.
Ex. It is normal to make added entries in respect of important editors.
Ex. Control is exercised over which terms are used, but otherwise the terms are ordinary words.
Ex. Guides are almost always worth thinking of as the first type of bibliography to search when it is a quick check of run-of-the-mill bibliographical facts which is required.
Ex. Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
Ex. It had three novel features: relative location, instead of the more usual fixed location.
Ex. In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
Ex. Here is a clear indication of the extent, during the eighteenth century, to which the unsophisticated reader lagged behind his middle class compatriots = Aquí tenemos una clara indicación del grado en el que, durante el siglo dieciocho, el lector normal iba por detrás de sus compatriotas de clase media.
Ex. In larger libraries, line librarians are also likely to be MLS graduates.
Ex. It was interesting, in view of the received opinion that 'We don't have many problems round here'.
Ex. The article 'Filtering software: regular or decaf?' explains that most vendors define filtering software as that which blocks, filters, or monitors Internet use.
Ex. This typology divides humor comics into commonly seen subject areas, such as teen, kiddie, horror, military, and so on = Esta tipología divide los comics de humor en áreas temáticas conocidas como adolescentes, infantil, terror, militar, etc.
Ex. This research suggests that people are threatened by categorizations that portray them as too distinctive or too indistinctive.
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* agua normal = still water.
* a su precio normal = at full price.
* ciudadano normal = ordinary citizen, member of the public.
* como algo normal = as a matter of course.
* como es normal = as always.
* convertirse en algo normal = become + standard practice.
* convertirse en + Nombre + normal = become + standard + Nombre.
* de extensión normal = standard-length.
* de la manera normal = in the normal manner.
* de tamaño normal = full-sized, ordinary sized.
* día normal = ordinary day.
* en circunstancias normales = in the course of events, during the course of events, under normal circumstances, in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
* en el curso normal de = in the mainstream of.
* en el curso normal de las cosas = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
* en el curso normal de los acontecimientos = in the normal run of events, in the normal run of things.
* en el transcurso normal de + Posesivo + vida(s) = in the normal course of + Posesivo + life/lives.
* en situaciones normales = under normal circumstances.
* fuera del horario normal = out of hours, at odd times.
* fuera de lo normal = abnormally + Adjetivo, with a difference, unordinary, out of the ordinary.
* gente normal = ordinary men and women, straight people.
* gente normal, la = ordinary people, hoi polloi, the.
* lejía normal = household bleach.
* lenguaje normal = plain language.
* letra normal = light type, light face type.
* lo normal + ser + que = there + be + a tendency (to/for).
* material de tamaño mayor de lo normal = outsize material.
* normal, lo = standard practice, the, the normal run of.
* normal y corriente = unremarkable.
* parto normal = vaginal delivery.
* permanecer normal = remain + normal.
* persona normales = ordinary person.
* poco normal = unnatural, unordinary, out of the ordinary.
* por debajo de lo normal = below-normal.
* por debajo del peso normal = underweight.
* precio normal = full price.
* prensa normal, la = broadsheet press, the.
* sábana normal = flat sheet.
* seguir con + Posesivo + vida normal = get on with + Posesivo + life.
* ser algo normal = be a fact of life, become + a common feature, be a part of life.
* ser lo normal = be the order of the day.
* ser normal = be the case (with).
* trabajar a horas fuera de lo normal = work + unsocial hours.
* un día normal = on a typical day.
* volver a la vida normal = get (back) into + the swings of things.
* * *
I
adjetivo
a) (común, usual) normal

hoy en día es muy normal — it's very common nowadays

no es normal que haga tanto frío — it's unusual o it isn't normal for it to be so cold

superior a lo normal — above-average

normal y corriente — ordinary

b) (sin graves defectos) normal

esa chica no es normal — (fam) there's something wrong with that girl (colloq)

II
adverbio (fam) normally

camina normal — he walks quite normally

cocina normal — she's average cook

III
femenino
a) (escuela)

la N normal — teacher training college

b) (gasolina) regular gas (AmE), two-star petrol (BrE)
* * *
= average, commonplace, common [commoner -comp., commonest -sup.], normal, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, standard, usual, middle-of-the-range, unsophisticated, line + Profesión, received, regular, commonly seen, indistinctive.

Ex: The average family does have very real information needs, even though these may not be immediately recognized as such.

Ex: Microfilm and microfiche formats are now commonplace in most libraries.
Ex: When the cataloguer turns to the description of a piece of music a common problem will be the absence of a title page to be used as the chief source of information.
Ex: It is normal to make added entries in respect of important editors.
Ex: Control is exercised over which terms are used, but otherwise the terms are ordinary words.
Ex: Guides are almost always worth thinking of as the first type of bibliography to search when it is a quick check of run-of-the-mill bibliographical facts which is required.
Ex: Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
Ex: It had three novel features: relative location, instead of the more usual fixed location.
Ex: In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
Ex: Here is a clear indication of the extent, during the eighteenth century, to which the unsophisticated reader lagged behind his middle class compatriots = Aquí tenemos una clara indicación del grado en el que, durante el siglo dieciocho, el lector normal iba por detrás de sus compatriotas de clase media.
Ex: In larger libraries, line librarians are also likely to be MLS graduates.
Ex: It was interesting, in view of the received opinion that 'We don't have many problems round here'.
Ex: The article 'Filtering software: regular or decaf?' explains that most vendors define filtering software as that which blocks, filters, or monitors Internet use.
Ex: This typology divides humor comics into commonly seen subject areas, such as teen, kiddie, horror, military, and so on = Esta tipología divide los comics de humor en áreas temáticas conocidas como adolescentes, infantil, terror, militar, etc.
Ex: This research suggests that people are threatened by categorizations that portray them as too distinctive or too indistinctive.
* agua normal = still water.
* a su precio normal = at full price.
* ciudadano normal = ordinary citizen, member of the public.
* como algo normal = as a matter of course.
* como es normal = as always.
* convertirse en algo normal = become + standard practice.
* convertirse en + Nombre + normal = become + standard + Nombre.
* de extensión normal = standard-length.
* de la manera normal = in the normal manner.
* de tamaño normal = full-sized, ordinary sized.
* día normal = ordinary day.
* en circunstancias normales = in the course of events, during the course of events, under normal circumstances, in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
* en el curso normal de = in the mainstream of.
* en el curso normal de las cosas = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
* en el curso normal de los acontecimientos = in the normal run of events, in the normal run of things.
* en el transcurso normal de + Posesivo + vida(s) = in the normal course of + Posesivo + life/lives.
* en situaciones normales = under normal circumstances.
* fuera del horario normal = out of hours, at odd times.
* fuera de lo normal = abnormally + Adjetivo, with a difference, unordinary, out of the ordinary.
* gente normal = ordinary men and women, straight people.
* gente normal, la = ordinary people, hoi polloi, the.
* lejía normal = household bleach.
* lenguaje normal = plain language.
* letra normal = light type, light face type.
* lo normal + ser + que = there + be + a tendency (to/for).
* material de tamaño mayor de lo normal = outsize material.
* normal, lo = standard practice, the, the normal run of.
* normal y corriente = unremarkable.
* parto normal = vaginal delivery.
* permanecer normal = remain + normal.
* persona normales = ordinary person.
* poco normal = unnatural, unordinary, out of the ordinary.
* por debajo de lo normal = below-normal.
* por debajo del peso normal = underweight.
* precio normal = full price.
* prensa normal, la = broadsheet press, the.
* sábana normal = flat sheet.
* seguir con + Posesivo + vida normal = get on with + Posesivo + life.
* ser algo normal = be a fact of life, become + a common feature, be a part of life.
* ser lo normal = be the order of the day.
* ser normal = be the case (with).
* trabajar a horas fuera de lo normal = work + unsocial hours.
* un día normal = on a typical day.
* volver a la vida normal = get (back) into + the swings of things.

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normal1
adjective
A
1 (común, usual) normal
no es normal que siempre estén discutiendo it isn't normal the way they argue all the time
es una situación muy normal hoy en día it's a very common situation nowadays
no es normal que haga tanto frío en octubre it's unusual o it isn't normal for it to be so cold in October
me parece lo más normal del mundo to me it seems the most normal o natural thing in the world
inteligencia superior a la normal above-average intelligence
es una chica normalita she's nothing out of the ordinary
normal y corriente ‹mujer/chico› ordinary;
‹jugador› ordinary, run-of-the-mill; ‹libro/vestido› ordinary
2 (sin graves defectos) normal
el miedo de una embarazada a que la criatura no sea normal a pregnant woman's fear that her baby will be abnormal
esa chica no es normal (fam); there's something wrong with that girl (colloq)
B (en geometría) perpendicular, normal
normal2
adverb
(fam); normally
habla/anda normal he talks/walks quite normally
cocina normal as a cook she's about average, she cooks averagely well
normal3
feminine
A (en geometría) perpendicular, normal
B
(escuela): la N normal teacher training college
C (gasolina) regular grade gasoline (AmE), regular gas (AmE), two-star petrol (BrE)
* * *

 

normal adjetivo
normal;
es normal que reaccionen así it's normal for them to react like that;

hoy en día es muy normal it's very common nowadays;
no es normal que haga tanto frío it's unusual o it isn't normal for it to be so cold;
superior a lo normal above-average;
normal y corriente ordinary
■ sustantivo femenino
a) (escuela):

la N normal teacher training college

b) (gasolina) regular gas (AmE), two-star petrol (BrE)

normal adjetivo
1 normal, usual: no es normal que llueva tanto, it's unusual for it to rain so much
2 Geom perpendicular
'normal' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
conchabarse
- contrapelo
- cualquier
- deterioro
- extemporánea
- extemporáneo
- fenomenal
- frecuente
- gasolina
- larga
- largo
- mestizaje
- natural
- normalizar
- normalizarse
- residencia
- retener
- usual
- cauce
- común
- corriente
- debajo
- lógico
- mundo
- normalidad
- ordinario
- seguir
- top-less
English:
bed
- below
- dare
- deviation
- diet
- excuse
- fuck
- general
- high
- late
- must
- natural
- need
- norm
- normal
- ordinary
- outside
- par
- procedure
- regular
- saint
- self
- shall
- should
- standard
- still
- two-star petrol
- unexceptional
- usual
- average
- class
- common
- course
- early
- herself
- himself
- long
- myself
- pattern
- run
- subnormal
- teacher
- themselves
- under
- unnatural
- unusual
- yourself
- yourselves
* * *
normal
adj
1. [natural, regular] normal;
lleva una vida normal she leads a fairly normal o ordinary life;
el paciente tiene una temperatura/un pulso normal the patient's temperature/pulse is normal;
cuando se lo dije se enfadó mucho – ¡normal! he was really cross when I told him – that's hardly surprising!;
este hermano tuyo no es normal there must be something wrong with that brother of yours;
es normal que estés cansado it's hardly surprising that you're tired;
no es normal que llore por una tontería así it's not normal for him to cry over a silly thing like that;
normal y corriente ordinary;
contiene todo lo que un usuario normal y corriente necesita it contains everything the average user needs;
es una persona normal y corriente he's a perfectly ordinary person
2. [gasolina] Br three-star, US regular
3. Mat perpendicular
nf
[gasolina] Br three-star petrol, US regular gasoline
adv
Fam normally;
me cuesta mucho caminar normal I find it really hard to walk normally
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normal
adj normal
* * *
normal adj
1) : normal, usual
2) : standard
3)
escuela normal : teacher-training college
* * *
normal adj
1. (común, usual) normal
lleva una vida normal he leads a normal life
es normal que haga calor en agosto it's normal for it to be hot in August
2. (corriente) ordinary
un chico normal an ordinary boy

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